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Thursday night collision leaves one trapped inside SUV

(Photos: Ocala Fire Resude)

Ocala Fire Rescue authorities rushed to the aid of an occupant trapped inside of a SUV late on Thursday, January 18.

Authorities say that one person was extricated and transported to the hospital as a trauma alert after a two vehicle collision on 14th Street. The collision involving a white and a gray SUV happened just before 11 pm.

When firefighters arrived they found two vehicles upright with heavy front-end damage. One person was inside the white SUV, in need of extrication. Everyone else was ambulatory.

Crews stabilized the vehicle and used spreaders to remove the door  keeping the occupant inside. Six minutes later the occupant was freed from the vehicle and being prepared for transport to the hospital.

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